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Five Essential Cocktails for Summer

Cocktails on the roof of Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge is a must on these balmy summer nights! Image courtesy of Metropolitan. Nothing beats the summer heat like a shady bar and a cool drink. Annapolis has loads of adult libations to choose from, but if you’re looking for ideas, these…

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Julep Southern Kitchen and Bar

Annapolis, meet your new favorite BBQ joint. The doors of Julep Southern Kitchen & Bar are now open and ready for all of your down-home cookin’ cravings. As you walk in the delicious smell of the kitchen and the beautiful decor will captivate you. The first thing I noticed was the beautiful palm…

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Top 6 Places for Outdoor Dining in Annapolis

Outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, kayaking, and biking are a quintessential part of the Annapolis culture during the warmer months. Among that list is also outdoor dining. Several restaurants around town have a few tables on the sidewalk that makes for a relaxing environment and prime…

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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: Vintage Views

Brooke Mihoces, owner of Vintage Views, loves craft cocktails and camping. Her absolutely stunning bohemian vintage Shasta trailer perfectly marries the two. She’ll even bring it over to your next party, too, whether a wedding, corporate event, or kid’s birthday party (because parents might want a…

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Annapolis Cocktails Around Town

Harry Browne’s Nothing says “classic cocktail” like a dirty martini, at least in my book. You may like it “dusty” with just a touch of olive juice, or if you’re like me “filthy” with enough olive juice content to make it questionably alcoholic. (Mmm.. taste the ocean.) Photo courtesy of the…

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Marley's Happy Hour: Pusser's Caribbean Grille

With the weather shaping up in Annapolis, the desire to be outside on the water and perhaps enjoy a daylight libation (or four) with friends gets so strong you can practically taste the painkillers. No, not the Advil or Ibuprofen you may coincidentally need tomorrow; but rather, the signature…

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Carrol's Creek Cafe: An Eastport Landmark

Restaurants, businesses, and homes line the shore in Annapolis, but one establishment that has become a landmark in Eastport is Carrol’s Creek Cafe. Image courtesy of author Whether you’re grabbing a drink at the bar, enjoying a meal, or throwing a party, the inviting patio with a perfect view of…

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Katie's Happy Hour: Hellas Restaurant & Lounge

Image courtesy of Hellas Hellas Restaurant & Lounge in Millersville offers up cheap drinks, pool tables and a low key atmosphere for the casual happy hour seeker. So naturally, I was excited for this to be my Happy Hour pick of for April. The family-owned restaurant specializes in Mediterranean and…

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Katie's Happy Hour: Killarney House

As a Davidsonville native – with enough family members still living there to count on two hands – Killarney House (584 West Central Ave., Davidsonville, MD) and its authentic Irish fare will always be one of my favorite spots for a casual happy hour. Even if you’re a newcomer, the welcoming and…

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Leslie’s Happy Hour: Frisco Tap House

The Village at Waugh Chapel is home to many great places to eat, shop, and play. But if it’s beer you’re after, Frisco Tap House — located at 2406 Brandermill Blvd in Gambrills, on the edge of Crofton—is the clear choice. Frisco Tap House Inside, however, choosing is not quite so easy. Behind a…

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